Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the election mr. obama campaigned across three battleground states, wisconsin, nevada and colorado. you see now mitt romney who was also campaigning in virginia today. both sides concentrating on nine swing states which is considered to be likely to make the difference. >> the president wants to see four more years and that's his chant. four more years, four more years, but our chant is this, five more days, all right? five more days. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor's offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest bank isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. >> in today's nbc marrist poll the president leads in iowa. the races in wisconsin, and new hampshire are much tighter. >>> for countless immigrants deportation is always a daunting reality even if you are legal, but the alameda district attorney's office is taking step to prevent that from happening when an immigrant is arrested for a nonviolent crime. ray kelly said it took a year for d.a. nancy o'malley to ship guidelines instructing prosecutors to let immigrants a
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am PST
and clear. temperatures are cold everywhere. 54 degrees in nevada. you're only at 46 in sonoma. 53 in livermore. you see spotty showers. this is mostly we're anticipating. we get warmer as the sun is out. we have one more batch of wet weather to get through as we head throughout the next couple of hours. this area will arrive in san francisco in 52 minutes. clouds will darken up and we'll get rain. it will move through quickly. highs today in the 50s. 57 in livermore, 56 in fremont and 57 degrees in redwood city. so it's time out what we're expecting in terms of showers. 5:00 p.m. still getting a little bit of lingering activity. we'll see a lot of improvement overnight. by tomorrow morning, 4:00 a.m., our last showers come through. we'll clear out of here completely at 9:00 a.m. saturday. then the cold arrives for sunday. i'm expecting widespread frost all across the bay area. look at the numbers. hard to believe. we were just in record territory in the forecasting lows in the low 30s, possibly the upper 20s in the coldest cities as we wake up on sunday. so you want to keep that i
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning, after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where, at 2:00 a.m., people were still in line, voting. florida still counting that vote, not to mention, we're told thousands of absentee ballots that haven't even been touched yet. it could be this afternoon before we know how florida voted. that's the latest, i'm tracie potts. >> with president obama solidified for another four years, california public schools no longer in limbo. prop 38 which would have raised funds for schools by increasing taxes on a sliding scale, this one has failed. overnight, prop 30 does pass. prop 30 is governor brown's personal tax initiative. this one will increase taxes on earnings over $250,000 for seven years. it will raise the sales tax by a quarter percent for four years. and it will fund public schools and public safety realignments. for more on prop 30, the devastating cuts that are avoided, let's turn things over to christy smith. live in sacramento and she has more on governor brown'
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
the sierra nevada. here in the bay area, our showers are starting to clear out, which is really good news. we'll start to see on and off showers very spotty and isolated thunderstorms throughout the day today. right now the most significant cell is located over san jose. we've got another one over san francisco. and lows this morning are chilly. we are just a few degrees away from freezing up in the north bay and we might actually set some records when it comes to lows for this date. yeah, actually on track to do that in santa rosa this morning. we'll let you know whether or not that took place today at 11:00. on and off showers continue, isolated thunderstorms for your friday. bay area wind gusts, 15 to 25 miles per hour so those have dropped off. if you're headed over the sierra summit, blowing snow and, yeah, you'll need those chains as they're expecting a foot of fresh powder. 57 in gilroy, 56 in san jose and 57 in los gatos. a few storms later on this afternoon. we'll be on storm watch at the nbc bay area weather center. saturday and sunday starting to get a little bit warmer but waking